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. . . His Collections of the Memorable Acts And Sayings of Orators, Philosophers, Statesmen, and Other Illustrious Persons of the Antient Romans, and Other Foreign Nations, Upon Various Subjects. Together With the Life of that Famous Historian.


Price: $295.00

Publisher: London:, Printed for Benjamin Crayle and John Fish, 1684.: 1684

Seller ID: LV2000

8vo. Collation: [-]2, A4, B-2F8. Pagination: [10], 365, 396-478 pp. Engraved frontispiece of 12 famous ancient figures with "London Printed for Samuel Speed" at bottom; frontispiece edges re-margined, title gutter reinforced, small ink nick at top of a few leaves, worm-track hole at end with some text affected, foxing, occasional rust stains, paper toning. Modern quarter dark brown leatherette, modern endleaves. Generally very good. Scarce edition, reissue of 1678 with new tile-page. Valerius Maximus, a Roman historian and contemporary of the emperor Tiberius (42 B.C.-A.D.37), "wa... View more info